Three aircraft carriers to change homeports

August 2, 2018 – The U.S. Navy announced Aug. 2 that three Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) will conduct homeport shifts. USS Abraham Lincoln, currently located in Norfolk, Virginia, will rejoin the Pacific Fleet, making San Diego its homeport. Abraham Lincoln, commissioned in 1989, previously served in the Pacific Fleet from 1990-2011 before moving to Norfolk for midlife refueling. The other two carrier homeport shifts are tied to carrier maintenance. John C. Stennis, currently homeported…

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Stennis Commanding Officer Speaks with Puget Sound Ship Repair Association

February 23, 2017 –  Capt. Greg Huffman, commanding officer of aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), spoke to members of the Puget Sound Ship Repair Association (PSSRA) Feb. 21. PSSRA members include all aspects of shipyard and ship-repair organizations, and is dedicated to enhancing their collective capability to provide services to Navy ships in the region through partnership. Huffman spoke about John C. Stennis’ 2016 deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, where it conducted operations in the South China Sea as well as exercises with regional partners and allies.…

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